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ixigo introduces six independent directors to the board panel

Arun Seth, M P Mall, Shubha Rao Mayya, Frederic Lalonde, Rahul Pandit & Rajesh Sawhney joined in.

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Mumbai: Online travel app ixigo on Monday announced the appointment of six independent members to its board of directors.

The new independent members of the board are NASSCOM Foundation ex-chairman & trustee Arun Seth; IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited) ex-chairman & managing director Mahendra Pratap Mall; ICICI Ltd & ICICI Prudential Life ex-vice president Shubha Rao Mayya; Hopper Inc founder & CEO Frederic Lalonde; Hamstede Living MD & CEO and ex Lemon Tree Hotels, Ginger Hotels, Rahul Pandit and Innerchef co-founder Rajesh Sawhney.

Taking to social media, ixigo’s Group CEO & co-founder, Aloke Bajpai tweeted: “We are thrilled to welcome 6 new independent board members bringing rich, diverse and relevant experience to our Board. Together, we will take our iconic travel-tech offerings to the next level!”

Launched in 2007 by Aloke Bajpai and Rajnish Kumar, Ixigo is an AI-based travel app based in Gurugram and has a user base of more than 250 million. The travel firm has divided its apps based on user interest - the ixigo train app and the ixigo flight app. 

Earlier this year, the company acquired Bengaluru-based online train discovery and booking platform Confirmtkt for an undisclosed amount. ixigo is the fourth Indian online travel company to go public after MakeMyTrip, Yatra, and  EaseMyTrip.

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